Average Bench: 75% (198th of 1244)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Device: 0F8BFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 75% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Good average bench

The Intel Core i9-7980XE averaged 25.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,492Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 123Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7980XE is 38.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7980XE performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 736Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 407Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 74.8 82
99.6 1-Core 123 144
140 2-Core 218 284
79.6% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 4-Core 407 502
139 8-Core 736 993
71.4% 571 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 64-Core 1,492 2,736
100% 1,492 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
94% 170 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 934
89% 715 Pts
64-Core 1,528
103% 1,528 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 17 cores, 34 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 235
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 993
92% 747 Pts
64-Core 2,736
184% 2,736 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 228
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 976
91% 739 Pts
64-Core 1,984
133% 1,984 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 15 cores, 30 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 224
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 878
82% 663 Pts
64-Core 2010
135% 2010 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 191
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 276
36% 268 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7980XE Extreme Edition Processor (24.75M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7980XE
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache24.75 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Recommended Price$1979.00 - $1999.00
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

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